It is vital to recognize the reason for Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide as what it is – an instance of caste based violence.
Madhya Pradesh State Congress is the epicenter of political dynasties and all senior leaders failed to make any inroads for the party in the Central state.
Reaction among supporters of Congress, third front parties suggesting that skies have fallen, are misplaced and serve little purpose
According to national poll released in June 2017 in the United States of America, nearly two-thirds of mothers said they felt they had been criticised for their parenting decisions.
The simple act of sharing a meal together lays down the foundation of a new friendships and inter religious understanding.
From a half won battle of gender equality to a culture that celebrates only the reproductive role of women, India, a nation with over seventy years of democracy and a constitutional guarantee of equality is yet to give to its women freedom in the true sense of the term. But[Read More…]
Does Rajinikanth knows something that Kamal Haasan does not? It would appear to be so.
In what is a virtual new tome on RSS, or Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh, its writer and Supreme Court lawyer AG Noorani has somehow missed out a significant point regarding demonetisation and its possible use that RSS, as per his findings in the book, could well have tried to make[Read More…]
Rahul has slowly steered people to believe that there is a morally upright and sensitive human in the garb of an influencer within him.
The question then arises, why do poor remain poor? Why does poverty perpetuates in a family, generation after generation?
23rd March marks 88th martyrdom of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru, the three revolutionaries of freedom movement who were hanged by the British Raj for acting on their dream of freedom through mixed blend of both violence and non-violence. Considering them just as gun-toting nationalists’ remains our drawback[Read More…]
As an Indian Muslim, the most significant event was that it was on the 27th of Ramadan, 1947 that freedom came to our country (27th Ramadan is the day of Laylatul Qadr, the night of destiny).
I heard about the New Zealand shooting in the morning, in bits and pieces, on Twitter, as it usually is on Twitter, “shooting” “Mosque” “New Zealand”. And you know what my first thought was, yes you guessed it right, Oh dear Lord, let the shooter not be a Muslim, selfish[Read More…]
Uighurs are mostly of Turkic origin and speak Turkish, some of them are Kazakhs. The total population is around 24 million and about a half of them are Sunni Muslims.
Everyone has been going round and round in circles, quoting one economist or the other to either prove demonetisation was a success or a monumental failure. Many of us do not realize that we do not need any economist to prove whether demonetisation was a goalpost changing disaster or a[Read More…]
Women must not be held accountable for men’s deeds.
8th March is the International Women’s Day, a moment to rejoice and express collective solidarity for females of our society. Without fail, every International Women’s Day usual efforts to recognize their achievements in social, economic and political spheres hits public domain loaded with enthusiasm while many just wake to mere[Read More…]
Ajay Kumar Singh Venturing out into an unknown territory when you rely on your compass, it indicates you the North. And if its dark and you have no compass at hand, your only guide is that brightest North Star. The Indian Political compass has always been affected by this phenomena.[Read More…]
George Orwell in Homage to Catalonia writes, “One of the most horrible feature of war is that all the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred,
Another NDA ally Apna Dal is in news, the faction led by Anupriya Patel, of its ongoing negotiations with the Bhartiya Janata Party ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The party has relevance in eastern Uttar Pradesh. However, past electoral performances indicate to party’s irrelevance. Apna Dal was founded by[Read More…]
Fluid identities confined by impermeable boundaries, emboldened by our collective ignorance, we seek to trace the footprints of apostles of yore. Yet, we ignore their fingerprints on our souls; we ignore their simple message of peace; we mute our inner voices. Just because they vow to fight till the end,[Read More…]
In the wake of the recent terror attack in Pulwama, India saw an unjustified agitation in various parts of the country where various politically motivated activists took to the streets and forced out young Kashmiri students out of their rented homes after threatening their landlords. One story from ‘The Wire’[Read More…]
Close on the heels of a ghastly suicide attack on a Central Reserve Police Force convoy killing over 40 personnel near Pulwama on Jammu-Srinagar highway, a Major-rank officer of Indian Army lost his life on Saturday (February 16). He met the tragedy while defusing an improvised explosive device. The second[Read More…]
Uttar Pradesh, with its 80 Lok Sabha seats remains crucial to BJP’s plans to return to power in 2019. In 2014, with 73 seats out of 80 in Uttar Pradesh, it managed to form a single-party majority Government after 1984. Is BJP going to repeat its performance in 2019? Bua-[Read More…]
Before Modi this has been the case in 1977 because of some of the actions of the late Indira Gandhi and over a decade after her debacle also with her son Rajiv Gandhi.